David Firmin

Shareholder - Managing Partner

Phone: 303.991.2028
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  • Favorite Animal: Wolf
  • Favorite Quote:
    This isn't where I parked my car!
  • Perfect Vacation: Hawaii
  • Favorite Game: Yahtzee

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Coming from a family of 8 children, David knows a lot about creative solutions, unique positions and negotiation. Over 12 years of experience has given him a strong background in representing community associations from development to operations to dissolution and everything in between.

B.A. University of Denver – 1991
Juris Doctorate, University of Denver School of Law – 1998

Professional Organizations:
Colorado Bar Association – Since 2007
Community Associations Institute – Since 2006
1st Judicial District Bar Association – Since 2007
Community Associations Institute, Colorado Legislative Action Committee – 2017 to 2018

Admitted In:
Colorado and Arizona

Recent Publications:
HB 18-1126 Loses Its Momentum In The House
Manager Licensing Bill Introduced- Includes A Majority Of the Recommendations Contained In The 2017 CAM Sunset Review Report
Winter Is Coming… And So Are The Maintenance Issues
The Latest Construction Defect Bill Requires Notice, Disclosure, And Approval Prior To Commencing A Construction Defect Action
Reflections From An HOA Meeting

Upcoming Speaking Engagements:
9/6- Effectively Running Your Meetings- Let’s Throw Robert’s Rules Out the Window!! (Lakewood)
10/10- Radon Mitigation and Other Safety Devices- Must They Be Allowed? (Webinar)
12/6- Ask the Experts (Lakewood)

Posts by David A. Firmin

Day two of the CAI Annual Conference and Exposition kicked off with BBC correspondent Katty Kay. Speaking on worldwide issues, Ms. Kay spoke on the state of the world including (1) the rise of China as a superpower, (2) the need to, as consumers, be better at recognizing fake news, and (3) civility with the nation.Go to Article

HB 18-1175 The Sunset Community Association Managers Bill was assigned to the Senate Finance Committee where it failed on a 2-3 vote to get out of committee. The Senate Finance Committee voted on April 10, 2018 to postpone the bill indefinitely. What does this mean for all the CAMs? Generally, it means that without furtherGo to Article

After gaining momentum and clearing the first two votes in committee, the House of Representatives today killed HB18-1126 by a vote of 29 yea’s and 34 no’s.  The bill, as drafted, raised dogs to the same type of protections afforded to political expression, the flag of the United States of America, drought tolerant vegetation and renewableGo to Article

On January 30, 2018, the House Business Affairs and Labor Committee conducted a public hearing on the Community Association Manager Sunset Bill. After hearing public comments from interested parties, the Committee approved the introduction of HB 18-1175, which supports a majority of the recommendations contained in the 2017 Sunset Review Report provided by the DepartmentGo to Article